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As we get older, we are more likely to experience some sort of decline in our cognitive ability. For some, it may be mild, such as being forgetful, but for others, it may be serious, such as dementia. While this can be a normal part of aging to an extent, there is potentially a way to slow it down. What

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Today, the surrounding environment exposes us to endless noise and sounds, some of which we might not even realize we perceive, as we are used to them. However, such noises can affect our hearing health, through one-time or prolonged exposure. The condition is known as noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), which can vary in severity. For noise-induced hearing loss to happen,

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If you have noticed that you can’t hear people very well when there is mild background noise, then you are experiencing some form of hearing loss. There are different types of hearing loss, different severities and different causes, and it is best to know which you have before you can talk to your audiologist about treating it. As such, if

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Hearing loss is a far bigger problem than many people realize. Because hearing loss doesn’t discriminate, it can occur in newborns, children, young adults and the elderly. In addition to affecting individuals of any age, hearing loss often occurs gradually, making it more difficult to recognize on your own. The following symptoms below indicate you may have a problem with

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The relationship between one’s balance and hearing is anatomical in nature. The ear is, therefore, unique because it is the only organ that houses two senses: balance and hearing. The part of the inner ear responsible for hearing is known as the cochlea.    The cochlea is contained in the same structure the organ for balance is found in. As

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Thanks to the steady progression of hearing aids , people suffering from hearing loss now find it easy to communicate with those around them. However, despite this progress, hearing aids alone cannot enable a hard-of-hearing person to communicate successfully in situations that involve listening. As talking involves two people (the speaker and the listener), it becomes important for you, the

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